Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 Ilse Jurriën : August 29th 2011 - 00:20 CET
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 digital camera : Panasonic announce the stylish and compact Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 digital camera. The new Panasonic FX90 camera not only offers all the features the Panasonic FX range are well renowned for, but goes one step further by adding Wi-Fi connectivity (802.11 b/g/n). With the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90, users can easily share photos and videos with friends and family. Users can upload the photos and videos they shot right on the spot via the mobile network using a smartphone. They can get Internet access anywhere without a need of searching a Wi-Fi hotspot. Encased within a slim and stylish body the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 is the perfect digital camera for those on the go and those who enjoy sharing images daily.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 camera lens
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 is not just a communication camera but it features outstanding performance packed in a slim, stylish body. The lens, for example, is a newly developed high quality Leica DC Vario-Summarit lens that boasts excellent brightness of F2.5. The new Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 lens allows the use of higher shutter speed but captures stunningly clear, sharp, blur-free images even in lower lighting situation. Also, the 24mm ultra wide angle 5x optical zoom (equivalent to 24mm to 120mm on a 35mm camera) gives photographers a wider range of composition possibilities with approx. 213% larger viewing space compared to that of 35mm camera.
Intelligent Resolution on the Panasonic DMC-FX90
Thanks to the Intelligent Resolution technology, the Intelligent Zoom is available with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 which extends the zoom ratio by approx. 1.3x maintaining the picture quality even when using a digital zoom. This means the 5x optical zoom can virtually extend to 6.5x equivalent - so you’ll never miss that shot in the distance.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 image processor
The Venus Engine LSI, the image processor of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90, assures high picture quality in both photo and video recording thanks to the exceptionally advanced signal processing capabilities. By separating chromatic noise from luminance noise and applying the optimal noise reduction to each, you can capture clear and beautiful images even when shooting at high ISO sensitivity levels. The Sonic Speed AF and a quick start-up time give the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 super high speed response that helps to catch even the most fleeting photo opportunities.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 test photos
Panasonic has published some test photos of the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 camera, so you can check out the image quality of this new compact camera yourself. You can download the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 test photo here.
12.1 megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 camera
Due to the 12.1 megapixel Hi-Speed CCD sensor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 boasts higher signal transfer speed for the operations that require high performance and speed such as 1920 x1080 full HD video recording and high speed continuous shooting. The picture quality is also improved thanks to the approx. 25% higher sensitivity which is made possible by highly efficient light condensation adoption.
Smart Touch operation on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90
With a Smart Touch operation, all control is possible by the touch operation - Touch AF, Touch Zoom or Touch Shutter during recording and various playback functions. Functions and settings used most often, such as O.I.S, or white balance are easily accessed via the shortcut setting by just dragging the icon to the main menu area. Taking advantage of the touch operation, various functions, such as Beauty Retouch, Aesthetic Retouch, Make-up Retouch and Art Retouch, are incorporated to add more fun to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 video in Full HD
Full-HD videos taken with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 can be recorded in AVCHD format. Alternately, videos can be recorded in MP4 format to play it back directly on the PC or other portable electronic devices without a need of conversion. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 also boasts Dolby Digital Creator to record high quality audio. The 5x optical zoom is available in video mode too. A Wind Cut function is also available to block out most of the noise from background wind.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 3D photo mode
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 features the new 3D Photo mode , which produces a 3D image in the camera. Take 20 shots whilst panning left to right, and the digital camera automatically selects two most suitable images - one for the right eye and one for the left eye - to synthesize a 3D composite. The 3D image can be viewed on a VIERA HDTV. The format of 3D image is compatible with MPO which can be played back on other MPO-compatible equipment such as TV, Digital Photo Frame or Printing.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 photo mode
The iA (Intelligent Auto) mode lets users leave everything to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 camera to take beautiful photo and video. The Active mode in the MEGA O.I.S. suppresses blur when recording video at wide angle in shooting while walking. Together with the MEGA O.I.S. for photo and the outstanding brightness of the lens, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 powerfully prevents any kind of blur - whether the blur is caused by a handshake or the subject's motion in both photo and video recording.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 price & availability
Packed full of features, yet remaining easy to use and looking super stylish, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 has all angles covered. Enjoy shooting high quality photo and video and sharing them anytime and anywhere with the new Panasonic DMC-FX90 Wi-Fi camera, it will be a great partner not only for private use but also for business purpose that requires a speed and quality. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 will be available from October for an estimated retail price of 330 Euro.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 review
As soon as we receive a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 review.